Posts Tagged: academia

PSA Newsletter #27 (February 2022)

The PSA Newsletter #27 focuses on Indigenous studies, and it features four original contributions on the impacts and legacies of the Indian residential school system by Emma Barnes, Franck Mioux, Marie-Eve Bradette, and Anastasia Goana, respectively. This issue also features two reports on conferences engaging with Indigenous voices and stories, one by Chelsea Fritz and one by Emma Barnes; a PSA funding report by Priyanka Tripathi; a follow-up interview with Bhagya Casaba Somashekar, winner of the 2019 PSA/JPW Essay Prize; and ... Read more

PSA Newsletter #26 (December 2020)

This newsletter features an original contribution on the role of the homeland in modern Arabic poetry by Hajar Mahfoodh, a PSA funding report by Sneha Reddy, interviews with the two PSA/JPW Essay Prize Winners Alexander Bell and Maya Caspari and reviews of recent books in postcolonial studies. Mara Mattoscio reviews Sandra Ponzanesi and Adriano José Habed’s edited collection Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe: Critics, Artists, Movements, and their Publics. Smriti Singhgives us an insight into Lawrence Aje, Thomas Lacroix, and Judith Misrahi-Barak’s volume Re-Imagining the Guyanas and ... Read more

PSA Newsletter #25 (June 2020)

PSA Newsletter #25 is a special issue on ‘Decolonising Academia?’ Our contributors critically engage with calls for decolonisation academia, examining different aspects of the university and its practises from a range of geographical and linguistic perspectives, including interrogating to what extent decolonial thought can take place in a neo-liberal academia, emphasising the importance of associate tutor training in decolonising the university, examining how the English language has colonised academia, and considering how we can decolonise academia beyond postcolonial studies. This issue also features reports about an international ... Read more